Creasie Finney Hairston

Creasie Finney Hairston

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Dean and Professor

Email: cfh@uic.edu
Phone: (312) 996-3219
Room: 4010 ETMSW

Education:

BS, Bluefield State College
MSSA, Case Western Reserve University
PhD, Case Western Reserve University

Professional Interests:

Social work, families and the criminal justice system
Higher education administration and leadership
Social policies, social programs and social justice

Research:

Impact of incarceration and community reentry on families and children
Social welfare policies and services for aging populations

Publications:

Hairston, C.F. (2018) “Family Relationships During Incarceration and When Fathers Return Home.” Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 57, 2.

Hairston, C.F. (2014). Editors note: Women prisoners’ community reentry and reintegration. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 53.

Hairston, C.F. (2010). “Foreword.” In J.M. Eddy & J. Poehlmann (Eds.), Children of incarcerated parents: A handbook for researchers and practitioners (pp. xiii – xvi). Washington, D.C: The Urban Institute Press.

Hairston, C. F. (2010). “Introduction.” Special issue: Children of incarcerated parents. Scholar & Feminist Online, 8(2).

Annie E. Casey Foundation. (2009). Kinship care when parents are incarcerated: What we know, What we can do. Baltimore , MD.

Hairston, C.F. (2008) Children with parents in prison: Child welfare matters. CW360°, 1.

Hairston, C.F. (2007) Focus on children with incarcerated parents: An overview of the research literature. Baltimore , MD: Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Hairston, C.F. (2007) The National Network for Social Work Managers: Advancing Management Excellence through Education. Administration in Social Work, 31(4).

Hairston, C.F. and Oliver, W. (2006) Domestic violence and prisoner reentry: Experiences of African American men and women. New York: Vera Institute of Justice.

Hairston, C.F. and Oliver, W. (2006) Women’s Experiences with Men’s Incarceration and Reentry. Women, Girls, & Criminal Justice, 7(5).

“Prisoner Reentry: Social Capital and Family Connections.” In R. Immarigeon (Ed.), Women and girls in the criminal justice system: Policy issues and practice strategies. Kingston: Civic Research Institute, Inc., 2006. J. Rollin, co-author.

Editorial Reviews:

Editor, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation

Professional Affiliations:

Board of Directors, Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC)
Board of Directors, African American Family Research Institute
Board of Directors, Illinois Academy of Criminology